New York City, 2001 (03:29)
Watch footage from after September 11th. Dr. Frederick J. Streets explains that Americans feel more vulnerable to global attacks. Holly Dando describes how she learned that an airplane flew into the World Trade Center.
Reactions from Witnesses (03:42)
Clifford Williams remembers hearing the airplane pass over his cab before it struck the World Trade Center. Dando recalls working in a hospital and people calling trying to find loved ones. It took several weeks for New Yorkers to reestablish homeostasis.
Changing Behaviors (02:04)
Williams describes how New Yorkers seemed more empathetic for several weeks after 9/11. The taxi driver discusses how commercial the event has become and says soon it will be an annual celebration with sales.
"Ground Zero" (03:34)
Kenny Patrick Clark describes the inspiration for his song about 9/11. Listen to him perform. The singer hopes that he will pay attention to his community instead of focusing on his own little world.
Reactions to 9/11 (04:08)
Margaret Heldring examines the negative and positive emotions that arose due to 9/11. Firefighter Terry Shaffer recalls the outpouring of support from cities across the nation. Barbara Black recalls how a flight attendant left her uniform at the site in tribute to her fallen comrades; watch footage from the crash site near Shanksville.
Making a Difference (05:03)
Dr. Streets explains how hatred is a learned condition and cautions against a myopic perspective. Clark discusses how he hoped that citizens would have a greater sense of community after 9/11. The singer wanted American leaders to go to the Middle East and apologize for offending al-Qaeda.
Ideology of Hatred (06:48)
Dando worries about the rising gun crisis and homegrown terrorism. Dr. Streets examines how religion can be distorted to justify actions. Once human beings objectify other individuals, it becomes easier to destroy people.
Credits: Reclaiming Hope in a Changed World... Plus 15 (00:27)
Credits: Reclaiming Hope in a Changed World... Plus 15
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